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    A bumpy ride

    Life, Pattramon Sukprasert, Published on 26/12/2016

    » A benchmark of a developed city is when everyone, and not just the poor, take public transport. Bangkok still has a lot to do even though 2016 has seen several developments in the continual effort to improve our public transport. We have new GPS in buses and sparkling new canal boats and trains. Meanwhile, a trial run of water transportation in Klong Padung Krung Kasem has been launched.

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    Pokemon may be a no-go in certain 'sensitive' areas

    Life, Pattramon Sukprasert, Published on 15/08/2016

    » Since Pokemon Go, an augmented reality game hunting for Pokemon, has arrived in Thailand, it has been greatly used as a financial and income booster at certain businesses -- from cosmetic shops to restaurants.

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    Happy 100th birthday Hua Lamphong

    Life, Pattramon Sukprasert, Published on 20/06/2016

    » Standing as a faded landmark of the capital, Hua Lamphong will turn 100 this Saturday. Over the century since it opened in 1916, Bangkok's central station has become more than its original function as a hub for commuters and trains. Hua Lamphong has become an architectural treasure, the arrivals lounge for workers who've come to try their luck in the city, a living museum of Thai life, a grand old building of hope, dream, loss and now, of change.

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    New trains -- but at what cost?

    Life, Pattramon Sukprasert, Published on 25/01/2016

    » After 16 years of electric trains in Bangkok, it has been proven that travelling in this busy city by this mode of transportation is very useful. You can estimate your own departure and arrival times without having to worry about whether or not you will miss your appointment. But that's only if you're on the BTS or MRT trains, which obviously cover only some areas of the capital.

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    Beating the Bangkok traffic

    Life, Pattramon Sukprasert, Published on 16/10/2015

    » Being on the road for an average of two hours a day has never been pleasant but that's what many people in Bangkok, including myself, have to face on a daily basis. Thanks to the motorways, the duration of time we spend on the road has slightly decreased, but there is no guarantee that tollway traffic is always better.

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    A walk through the past

    Life, Pattramon Sukprasert, Published on 24/04/2015

    » Once quiet and deserted, the area beneath the soon-to-be Bangson BTS station has become vibrant, with last year's opening of the Siam Gypsy Market.

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